The Journey of Tai-me

Title

The Journey of Tai-me

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Document Type

Book

Description

Following the death of his beloved Kiowa grandmother, Aho, in 1963 Momaday set out on his quest to learn and document the Kiowa heritage, stories, and folklore. His Kiowa-speaking father, artist Al Momaday, served as translator when Scott visited tribal elders to ask about their memories and stories. Scott gathered these stories into The Journey of Tai-me.

Publication Date

1967

Publisher

University of California, Santa Barbara

City

Santa Barbara

State

CA

Award

2019 Richard C. Holbrooke Distinguished Achievement Award

Disciplines

Arts and Humanities | Creative Writing | Fiction

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